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Photo: Tiny tortures

13 March 2015


Tiny tortures: a miniature copy of The Booke of Martyrs, a 1627 version of John Foxe's Actes and Monuments (1563), by John Taylor, sold for £16,500 at auction in Macclesfield, last week. The miniature volume, abridged in couplets, measures 15/8×1¼ inches, and is less than one inch thick. It was discovered in storage, after 40 years

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